Wildlife and Protected Areas Conservation

Project Summary

The project will protect biological diversity through the designation, establishment and management of priority protected areas, the protection of associated wildlife, and the planning and implementation of community participatory programs in and around protected areas. Components include the establishment and management of at least four protected areas (NBCAs), technical assistance and conservation training with particular emphasis on the recruitment of NGOs for community mobilization, environmental monitoring and evaluation, and the design of a conservation trust fund for long-term financing.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
78
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Lao PDR
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
National Office for Nature Conservation and Watershed Management (Department of Forestry)
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
200,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 5,200,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1991
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
30 Sep 1999